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Fed’s focus must be the US, not global economic stresses

Fed’s focus must be the US, not global economic stresses

Powell has it right – the Fed has a job at home ...
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Non-fungible tokens could kickstart loyalty programme renaissance

Non-fungible tokens could kickstart loyalty programme renaissance

NFTs offer novel ways to reward customers, build brand loyalty and engage new communities ...
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UK rates will go higher, but not as far as markets expect

UK rates will go higher, but not as far as markets expect

Leap in rate expectations the biggest surprise, not the data ...
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Truss’s legacy as ‘orthodoxy’ returns: stabilising Britain needs more tightening

Truss’s legacy as ‘orthodoxy’ returns: stabilising Britain needs more tightening

Former UK prime minister ends up strengthening the institutions she sought to undermine ...
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Frightening thoughts: investors haunted by fear of unknown

Frightening thoughts: investors haunted by fear of unknown

Investors navigating daily market volatility must come to terms with rising risks ...
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European sovereigns come to terms with poorer liquidity

European sovereigns come to terms with poorer liquidity

Debt management offices need to provide more incentives to primary dealers ...
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Population and financial rollercoasters: products of climate change

Population and financial rollercoasters: products of climate change

Disruption could spur Nigerian circumpolar cities ...
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Small but important win for ECB hawks over QT

Small but important win for ECB hawks over QT

Pace of further tightening will depend on depth of possible euro area recession ...
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NGEU successful test case for permanent joint EU borrowing

NGEU successful test case for permanent joint EU borrowing

Energy crisis could prompt issuance of in demand euro-denominated safe assets ...
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Robust regulation key to limiting fallout from repeat of crypto winter

Robust regulation key to limiting fallout from repeat of crypto winter

OMFIF’s ‘Digital assets’ report examines the economic opportunities the new asset class presents ...
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Sunak’s priority is to stay afloat

Sunak’s priority is to stay afloat

Britain is in dire straits, so new PM will have a lot of space. We will find out soon enough whether that is enough. ...
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